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KANSAS CITY, KS - OCTOBER 04: Jamie McMurray, driver of the #26 Crown Royal Ford stands by his car during the national anthem prior to the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Price Chopper 400 presented by Kraft Foods at the Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2009 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)
With roughly 15 laps to go Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, we had already had right at 50 lead changes. That's a lot if you think about it. A lot of different drivers led the race, a lot of guys led it that are guys that needed good runs, in particular Jamie McMurray. But you almost know when you have a caution flag with roughly five laps to go, and you bunch these guys up with 30-something drivers still on the lead lap, and they've got a green-white-checkered condition, meaning two laps of racing, and you've got guys that are desperate to win a race, you've got guys that are desperate to make gains in the points, that something is going to happen. I'm shocked they made it all the way back to Turns 3 and 4 on the last lap. To see those guys run four- and five-wide for a lap and three-quarters, I know I was holding my breath. Then the big crash came. You hate to see race cars torn up and there were 25 drivers involved in that final-lap melee. Thankfully, no one was hurt. After ...
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